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Prepping & Survival

How to Become Great At Shooting UNDER PRESSURE

Shooting is easy. Shooting while under pressure is much harder. Check out some of these exercises from a competitive shooter.

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Gear

What You Need to Know About Rifle Slings

Rifle slings are absolutely vital if you’re going to be living through a time when you need to carry a rifle on a daily basis. In this article, 1stMarineJarHead shares why they’re so important and what you need to know about them.

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Featured PostsSelf-Reliance & Skills

How to Become a Good Shot

What makes a good shot? Is it the ammo, the weapon, or perhaps something more? Regular practice of this drill will help you to find the answer

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Self-Reliance & Skills

Weather-Related Power Outages? Or Something More?

With modern events, one can’t help but wonder if weather-related power outages might be something more. Here are one author’s thoughts on the matter.

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Prepping & Survival

Preparing for Winter Storms (and the Potential Power Outages That Come with Them)

There’s a large upcoming winter storm on the way. Will a power outage accompany it? Here’s how to prepare.

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Prepping & Survival

My One Week SHTF-Style Experiment to Cut Down Water Use

When you must acquire every drop, water conservation is critical. Our writer reduced his water use to the bare minimum for one week. Here’s what happened.

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Prepping & Survival

Knots: How to Tie the Gaff Topsail Halyard Bend/Hitch

The Gaff Topsail Halyard Bend/Hitch is useful when using a tarp and 550 paracord for lightweight camping. Here’s an illustrated guide to tying it.

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Prepping & Survival

How Prepared Are You REALLY? The Prepper’s Objective Self-Assessment

When is the last time you objectively assessed your preparedness level? It’s time for a totally honest and even brutal assessment of yourself and your preps.

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DIYFoodPreserving

Did Somebody Say Bacon? How to Cure Bacon at Home

Sweet, savory, fatty and crunchy, bacon has had a place on the breakfast plate for decades. Why not make it at home? It costs less and tastes better!

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Prepping & Survival

The Case for Air Rifles and Pistols

Since ammunition is getting difficult to find, consider that air rifles and pistols exercise the same fundamentals of marksmanship and can even be used for hunting.

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Prepping & Survival

How Would YOU Get Around If the SHTF? All-Season Transportation Options

If the SHTF, what will be your primary means of  transportation?” Fuel availability and the weather will have a lot to do with your options.

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Prepping & Survival

Some Observations on Urban OPSEC and Situational Awareness

A former Marine who now lives on a homestead shares his observations on urban OPSEC and Situational Awareness after a trip to the city.

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You Need More Than Food to Survive
50-nonfood-stockpile-necessities

In the event of a long-term disaster, there are non-food essentials that can be vital to your survival and well-being. Make certain you have these 50 non-food stockpile essentials. Sign up for your FREE report and get prepared.

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